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Senior Database Architect 80-100%

Hybrid
  • Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Bern, Bern, Switzerland
+1 more

Job description

Shape the future of digital payment solutions together with us and become part of the TWINT success story! Mobile payment is our passion, and it doesn't stop there. Do you want to create an impact with TWINT and to work in dynamic and innovative teams in Bern and Zurich? Then keep reading.


The Technology & Architecture Team is a pioneering competence center, that unites senior professionals from different architectural backgrounds. Together we guide the development and continuous improvement of a high-performance, scalable and secure payment system.


To allow TWINT to grow and expand, we need you in the role of Senior Database Architect - in Zurich or Bern with Home Office.

Your impact at TWINT:

  • You are a member of the "Technology & Architecture" team and define the target architecture of TWINT together with the other lead architects
  • Your experience and knowledge of best practices in building resilient and scalable systems will help us make the right architectural decisions
  • Responsible for the overall engineering, optimization and performance of DBs across multiple systems
  • Rearchitecting current systems, selection of optimal persistence layer types on a use-case basis
  • Responsible for the lifecycle and demand/forecast management, as well as dynamic scaling for all used databases
  • Identify poorly performing business processes or queries, Tuning, including partitioning, compression and index management, etc.
  • Implementation of a modern event-driven microservice architecture
  • Support engineering teams during feature implementation and lead our architects across teams via the DB chapter

Job requirements

Your Profile:

  • Completed computer science studies (Bachelor or Master) with several years of practical and project experience in complex IT landscapes and ideally in the payment environment
  • Profound, multi-year practical and project experience in database engineering in a business and technically complex environment, Software engineering skills advantageous
  • Substantial experience in Oracle (Exadata) OLTP engineering. Experience with cloud DB's advantageous, specifically AWS
  • Experience in setting up performance-optimized data models
  • Familiarity with the common Linux tools for log analysis. Knowledge of Java/Java EE as well as Git is advantageous
  • Hands-on attitude, taking responsibility and displaying personal initiative, independence and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong technical leadership skills
  • Experience with agile project methodology (certification advantageous)
  • Analytical and structured way of working, practice-oriented solution finding and excellent communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of English (German advantageous)


What awaits you:

  • Career and development: Shape your professional future through exciting tasks and challenges, as well as comprehensive further education opportunities in an innovative technology company.
  • Work-life balance: Enjoy 6 weeks of vacation time and benefit from flexible working hours with the option to work from home.
  • Balancing work and family: Benefit from additional perks such as increased family allowances and more parental leave.
  • Team spirit and positive work atmosphere: Experience a collegial and healthy work culture, accompanied by regular events that strengthen collaboration.
  • Fair and competitive compensation: At TWINT, we focus on a fair wage culture & fair pay. We also offer attractive additional benefits.
  • Central locations: Our offices are located in the heart of Zurich and Bern and are easily accessible by public transport.

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Benefits

Modern workplace

You will work at the forefront of digitalisation: benefit from a technical environment that helps you develop.

Attractive employment conditions and flexibility

Look forward to generous employment conditions and six weeks of holiday leave. Our central offices in Zurich and Bern provide the perfect setting and infrastructure for you to feel comfortable developing new ideas.

Meaningful work

With your talent, you will help shape digitalisation in Switzerland and simplify the everyday lives of more than four million active users. We celebrate our successes together.

Excellent healthcare package

We make sure that you are well looked after. And not just when you have an accident or are ill – we also provide attractive pension benefits. We make higher contributions to your insurance providers and your pension fund that go beyond the legal minimum.

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